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'Radical' muslim, as used, a misnomer

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Submitted by rickz (United States), Feb 6, 2007 at 13:09

I'm of the firm opinion that using the term "radical muslim" to describe those, like in the "Undercover Mosque" documentary, who preach hatred of the Infidel, coupled with islamic superiority, is a misnomer, an Orwellian use of our language. We have to start calling these people what they really are: True, believing muslims. Any 'radical' muslims, if they indeed exist, are those who renounce the violence inherent in the koran, the ahadith, and the suras.

That is, they are radical because they go against the islamic norm, because they have renounced the violence and supremacism contained in islamic dogma, which are basic tenets within the islamic canons. Truly radical muslims are the peaceful ones who are outside the mainstream of islam, which is violent to its core.

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